Veterinary Technicians

Shannon Walters, CVT

Small Animal Manager
Certified Veterinary Technician

Shannon was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. It wasn’t until 1992 she moved to Florida, where she graduated from Eastern Florida State College in 2003 and became a CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician). In 2006, Shannon moved to Oregon and became a member of the CAC team. She and her husband Aaron were married in 2009 and together they have 2 children Emma and Logan, and 2 dogs Sadie and Dozer. The Walters Family is HUGE Oregon duck fans, and together they enjoy camping, hunting, and spending time with their family and friends.

Veterinary Assistants

Kayla Whisenhunt

Small Animal Assistant
Boarding Manager

Kayla joined the Crater Animal Clinic team in the summer of 2013. She was born in Oregon but spent time as a child in Texas. When Kayla first started at Crater, she was working as a boarding technician. 6 years later she is now the manager of the boarding facility as well a veterinary assistant in the small animal department. Kayla is currently taking online classes to become a CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician) and in her free time, she enjoys oil painting, drawing, and spending time outdoors.

Silver Siebert

Small Animal Assistant

Silver joined the CAC team in the early spring of 2017 with a history of working in the veterinary field and the Humane Society. She attended Crater High School and SOU. Silver is currently taking online classes to become a CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician). She enjoys kayaking, camping, hockey (GO BLACKHAWKS!!) and going on adventures with her three rescue K9 fur babies Echo, Ashland and Humphrey and spending time at home with her feline rescue babies Julius and Token!!

Kambrea Mullins

Small Animal Assistant

Kambrea joined the CAC team in early May of 2020. She was born and raised in Medford, Oregon and knew at a young age that animals were her passion. Kambrea is the youngest out of 6 siblings; she is the second to graduate high school, and the first to continue her education!! Kambrea has 2 dogs; Sassy a rescued Doberman and Maisie a Pitbull/Basenji mix. Outside of caring for animals, Kambrea enjoys the outdoors, singing, ice skating, and a little bit of Netflix. If she’s not outside and its hockey season … you can find her up against the glass at a Spartans game!! (She does agree with Silver … GO BLACKHAWKS!!)

Toshyauna Petrie

Small Animal Assistant

Toshyauna joined the Crater Animal Clinic family in early July 2018. She has been working primarily as a receptionist, but is now expanding her resume as a small animal assistant!! Her passions include animal nutrition, wildlife conservation/rehabilitation, and medicine of all animals. After completing her CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician), she would like to continue her education through internships at local zoo’s/rehabilitation centers that are in need of a helping hand!! When she is not working, you can find Toshyauna in the gym, hiking around the Oregon woods, or cuddled up with her 4 tortishell fur babies (Rogue, Nebula, Mystique, and Ivy)!!

Mati Powell

Small Animal Assistant

Mati started at Crater Animal Clinic in February of 2018 as one of the kennel technicians here at Crater Animal Clinic. She since has since migrated from the reception team to the small animal department as a Veterinary Assistant!! She has always had a soft spot for animals. Mati enjoys dogs and cats, but REALLY has a passion for horses. She is hoping to start her own rescue ranch for horses and cattle. In her spare time, Mati loves to hunt, fish, and do all sorts of other outdoor activities.

Megan Jones

Small Animal Assistant
Bio Coming Soon!!

CeeCee Baker

Small Animal/Large Animal Assistant

In the Spring of 2019 Crater acquired CeeCee to their team!! She grew up in the Rogue Valley and has always had a love for animals, in particular dogs. She began her veterinary assistant journey in 2015!! In 2018, she took a 3-month break and traveled a broad with her boyfriend Michael, to 12 different countries. CeeCee also plays women’s slow pitch softball with her friend and co-worker Joli!! She loves cuddling with her dogs and hopes one day to have her own farm. She enjoys comedy movies, sports, food, country music, and a night of karaoke.

Mikayla Pinnell

Small Animal/Large Animal Assistant

Mikayla joined our large animal team in May of 2017. After 2 and ½ years at CAC, she decided to continue her education at Portland Community College in their Veterinary Technology Program. Due to COVID-19, the program was delayed and Mikayla returned to the CAC team in September of 2020 as an assistant in the small and large animal departments. She has two horses Lance and Kiss, and a cat named Paxie.

Michaela Langston

Large Animal Assistant

Michaela joined the large animal department in June 2018. She competed in Horse 4-H and OHSET during her high school years. After graduating from Butte Falls Charter School in 2013, she began training horses and starting colts at a facility in Ashland. During this time, she developed a passion for animal wellness and care, she pursued employment at Crater. In her spare time, Michaela enjoys barrel racing on her two horses Selena and Mayzi, as well as training dogs. She owns one dog (Zico) with titles in Schutzhund, Working Dogs of America and AKC Obedience/Scent Work. She also co-owns show dogs with her mom Meridith and can be found in the AKC Conformation Ring showing Black/Tan Coonhounds, Great Danes, and Australian Cattle Dogs.

Delaney Clark

Large Animal Assistant

Delaney joined the CAC team in January of 2020. She competed in OHSET while in high school and rode for the Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo drill team for many years. After graduating in 2012, she has continued to compete and ride horses regularly. She has always had a strong passion for horses and has loved working hard to help them feel their best. In 2018 she became a Certified Equine Massage Therapist and loves working with horses of all kinds! Outside of work, Delaney enjoys barrel racing, fishing and exploring outdoors with her two dogs.

Cierra Chapman

Large Animal Assistant
Bio Coming Soon!!

Amber Nawaz

Small Animal Assistant
Bio Coming Soon!!


Lori Lawrence

Reception Manager
Medical Director

Lori started working at Crater Animal Clinic in June of 2007 after moving here from Santa Clarita, California. She became involved in the veterinary industry because she loves working with clients and their animals. Lori married her husband, Matt, in September 2016. Together they enjoy wine tasting at the beautiful vineyards in Southern Oregon. Lori enjoys gardening, spending time with her two children Lindsay and Logan, and taking care of the family pets which include 2 horses, 3 dogs, and 3 cats.

Lauralee Sweet

Pharmacy Coordinator

Lauralee joined the Crater Animal Clinic team in the Fall of 2013. Lauralee is a native Oregonian who grew up in Klamath Falls. She is a graduate of Crater High and Southern Oregon University. She has experience in animal health and dog training including rehabilitation and release of a bald eagle, golden eagle, and red tail hawk while in Klamath Falls. Lauralee likes to go camping, hiking, boating, and playing in the woods with her family. They have a golden retriever, cockatiel, goldfish pond, and visits from the local wildlife.

Joli Hobbs


Joli was born and raised in the Rogue Valley, graduated from Butte Falls Charter School in 2013, and joined the Crater Animal Clinic Team in October of 2014. She was involved in the 4-H program for 9 years where she exhibited swine and horses. Joli has been playing softball since she was 4 years old and hasn’t missed a season!! She continues to play women’s slow pitch with her friend and co-worker CeeCee and co-ed slow pitch softball with her boyfriend Kyle. When you can’t find them out on the field, you can “catch” Joli and Kyle playing cornhole, bowling, or fishing.

Jade Bailey


Jade began working at CAC in June 2017 as a receptionist, transferred to the small animal department, and has made the round trip back to the reception team!! She hopes to go to school for business management in the near future. Before working at Crater, Jade was a barista at the Human Bean in White City. She also graduated from Butte Falls Charter School in 2016. Jade is married to her best friend Gage Bailey and together they have a beautiful baby girl and 7 fur babies including cats and dogs!! In her free time, Jade likes to go camping, hiking, hunting, doing puzzles, and spending time with family and friends.

Kendra Pinnell


Kendra graduated from Crater Lake Charter Academy in June of 2019 and started here at Crater as a receptionist 2 days later!! She is hoping to continue her education and attend the Firefighter 1 Academy at RCC in the fall of 2020. She has 2 horses, Badger and Sid, along with a cat named T-Bar. On her days off, Kendra enjoys going to the dunes and riding her ATV’s. She also attends rodeos throughout the state of Oregon as the 2019 Miss Wild Rogue Pro-Rodeo Queen!!

Breanna Hawkins


Breanna joined the CAC team in June of 2020. She grew up on a small dairy goat farm with both animals big and small. Breanna has always known that she belonged in the veterinary world. In 2016, she graduated from Crater High School where she was a very active member of the FFA, and competed in Veterinary Science at the 2016 FFA National Convention in Louisville, KY. During her junior year of high school, Breanna began working for the Grange Co-Op and was with them for about 5 years. In September of 2020, she married her husband and became a stepmother to 4 wonderful, crazy kids. The Hawkins Family have a cat named Tipp, and look forward to starting a farm of their own with many critters.

Courtney Hurd


Growing up on a small farm, Courtney always had a feeling she was meant to be in the veterinary field. After 11 years in the food industry, she decided it was time to take a turn towards a carrier in animal health. She began her journey at CAC in October of 2020. Her enthusiasm and willingness to learn has helped her with growth in knowledge with animal medicine. Her long-term goals are to be well-rounded in every department. When she isn’t bust snuggling all the puppies, Courtney enjoys running, hiking, camping, and traveling with her boyfriend Logan and fur baby Athena.

Karly Reed


Karly began working for Crater Animal Clinic in October of 2020. She grew up in Lakeview, OR where she attended high school, played volleyball, and participated in the 4-H program raising sheep. Karly moved to Medford in July of 2020 for bigger and better opportunities. On the weekends, she enjoys visiting her family back home, spending time outdoors, and spoiling her dog Tawny!!

Boarding Technicians

Andrea Elrod

Boarding Technician

Andrea was born in Portland but has lived most of her life in the Medford area. She received a bachelor’s in Biology from Southern Oregon University and joined the Crater team in October 2006. She enjoys the challenge and change in the veterinary field and loves learning new things. Her goal is to become a veterinarian and continue her learning. In her spare time, she loves reading.

Elizabeth Poll

Boarding Technician

Elizabeth joined Crater Animal Clinic in July of 2020. She was born and raised in Eagle Point and graduated as a junior from Eagle Point High School in 2017. She has one dog, a blue heeler mix rescue named Chico. She has always has a passion for animals (especially dogs and cats) and wants to pursue a career in animal rescue and rehabilitation. Outside of work, Elizabeth enjoys music and film, spoiling her dog, spending time with her younger siblings, and making art.

Practice Manager

Diana Inkley, CVT

Diana was born and raised on a farm in the Rogue Valley and attended Crater High School. She has successfully show Arabian horses since the late ’70s and enjoys showing English Setters as well. Diana has been working in the field of veterinary medicine since 1983 and joined the Crater Animal Clinic team in 2001.

Diana and her husband Sam have a son, Christian. She currently has two horses, one dog, and three cats. Diana enjoys spending time hunting, camping, and showing livestock with her family. She is also involved in the community with 4-H and FFA activities, especially with swine and sheep.


Shari Foster

Shari has been the bookkeeper here at Crater Animal Clinic since March 2011. She has spent the last 20 years working with many small businesses both locally and in her hometown of San Jose, California. She moved to Southern Oregon in 2007 with her husband and daughter. She loves the outdoors and spends her leisure time camping, reading, paddle boarding, and practicing yoga. She is affectionately known at the clinic as, “The Money Fairy”.

If you would like to speak to someone on our team, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (541) 779-0951.